The Struggle for Memory in Latin America

Recent History and Political Violence

  • Editors
  • Eugenia Allier-Montaño
  • Emilio Crenzel

Part of the Memory Politics and Transitional Justice book series (MPTJ)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Emilio Crenzel, Eugenia Allier-Montaño
      Pages 1-12
  3. Dictatorships and Authoritarian Regimes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Eugenia Allier-Montaño, Camilo Vicente Ovalle
      Pages 35-52
    3. Claudio Javier Barrientos
      Pages 53-70
    4. Luis Roniger, Leonardo Senkman, María Antonia Sánchez
      Pages 91-108
  4. Wars and Authoritarian Regimes

  5. Writings on Recent History

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 223-260

About this book


This book examines the struggles that unfolded in Latin America over the memory of the pasts of political violence experienced by the countries of the continent in the second half of the twentieth century: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the United States, Guatemala, El Salvador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.


Social Memory Recent History Latin America Political Violence conflict democracy dictatorship political violence violence war

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